Cost of living in Mexico City, Mexico

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 147
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 83
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 64
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 17
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 71
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 38
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 19
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 21
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 208
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 24
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 16
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 20,991
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 12,751
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,869
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 16,158
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 8,438
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 1,336
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 374
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 8,837
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 2,409
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 109
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 51
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 928
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 674
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,454
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,589
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 255,068
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 14
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 443
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 51
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 76
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 206
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 710
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 71
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 51
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 52
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 29
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 161
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 491
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 160
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 1,655
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 995
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 106
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 53
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 50
iPod nano 16GB Mex$ 4,019
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 1.42
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 1,093
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 51
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 3,297 prices entered by 409 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2017.

Mexico City position in our World Ranking

the world
195th
out of 224
latin america
28th
out of 31

Cheapest and most expensive products in Mexico City compared to other cities:

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